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  • Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting for 2013 Indiana Harbor dredging start

    Indiana Harbor Dredging Contractors Kokosing Construction Co. and O’Brien & Gere and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will present the 2013 Indiana Harbor dredging activities and schedule at a public meeting April 3, 2013. Over a period of eight to 10 years, this project will produce an estimated 1.8 million cubic yards of dredged materials. IHC is one of the busiest ports by tonnage and the number one area of contamination in the Great Lakes.
  • Corps and partners release Asian carp environmental DNA study findings

    Federal agencies released an interim report for the Asian Carp Environmental DNA Calibration Study (ECALS), which is a three-year study funded through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, as scoped by the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee (ACRCC) Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework.The purpose of ECALS is to improve the understanding and interpretation of Asian carp environmental DNA results, so we can refine and make this relatively young monitoring tool the most effective to detect live Asian carp presence.
  • U.S. Army Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick visits the Chicago District

    Newly appointed 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, was taken on a whirlwind tour of major projects happening in the Chicago District during his Aug. 27-29 visit.